Daniel Negreanu

Making every day count

I had a blast this summer. I wasn't able to get all the way to the finish line in any of the 32 events I played, but I was able to pick up 9 cashes worth over $8.5 million and a total of 6 top ten finishes. I'm also ending the summer in the running for the WSOP player of the year for a second straig...more

by Daniel Negreanu on August 1, 2014 7:38 AM

Thoughts becoming reality

There is a lot of talk about how important mindset and/or confidence is to your poker results, and here was a decent amount of debate on the topic on twitter recently after I posted what I thought to be a rather innocent tweet:"I win at poker because I believe I can. That may sound absurdly simple a...more

by Daniel Negreanu on September 24, 2013 7:00 AM

The Off Season

People often ask me when "poker season" is over, and it's a fair question, but there really is no off season for a professional poker player unless you choose to create one. The summer World Series of Poker grind is always taxing on both the mind and body, so for me, I generally take the month of Au...more

by Daniel Negreanu on August 23, 2013 6:34 AM

Showdown vs Gus Hansen and Co.

So as most of you know, recently at EPT London three members of Team PokerStars Pro took on "The Professionals" from FTP in a heads-up battleship style duel. It all started via Twitter with some friendly needling between Gus Hansen and me. We discussed it, and I went to the people at PokerStars to s...more

by Daniel Negreanu on March 22, 2013 9:27 AM

Sometimes you need a break

I've been traveling the tournament circuit since the late 90s and a lot has changed since then, both in terms of where I go and also what works for me in terms of a schedule. When I first started playing the circuit, I just couldn't imagine missing a tournament! The buy-ins were smaller. I was playi...more

by Daniel Negreanu on March 1, 2013 5:54 AM

Preparing for a road trip

Whether you play poker for a living or just travel to play tournaments for the enjoyment of it,I assume your goal before getting on that airplane is to win the tournament. The question I have for you, is do you do everything you can to best prepare yourself for that goal? Are all of your decisions...more

by Daniel Negreanu on January 17, 2013 8:09 AM

What poker was like before the internet boom

Today's poker world looks much different than the one I entered in the late 90s before online poker existed. Back then I was one of a handful of young players playing the game. In fact, I remember watching an old WSOP video from the late 70s where they referred to Bobby Hoff as a "Young Wizard." I ...more

by Daniel Negreanu on November 1, 2012 6:03 AM

Negreanu just misses WSOPE title, breaks money record

Under almost any different set of circumstances, Daniel Negreanu would've been down the street at the Cafe de Paris where the EPT London revelers were lubricating their minds and joints at the European Poker Tour welcome party. On any other night, Negreanu would've been on the mic, glad-handing in t...more

by Brad Willis on October 2, 2009 6:49 AM

2009 WCOOP: Negreanu lays out war plan

Daniel Negreanu is a man with a plan. Although he is going to be jetting all over the globe for live tournaments and trying to fit in some golf time in the sweet September weather in Las Vegas, he's got his eye on some big time events in this year's World Championship of Online Poker. With less than...more

by Brad Willis on August 21, 2009 1:09 PM

Negreanu takes us inside BCPC victory

This past weekend, Daniel Negreanu won the BC Poker Championship for more than $370,000. Today, he sent us his thoughts on the event. He takes us through the final table and all the big hands.by Daniel NegreanuI won!It might have been a relatively inexperienced final table, but they were all good pl...more

by Brad Willis on November 25, 2008 2:09 PM
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